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at the convergence of 50 research reports that talked about the dangers of cell phone use in testinand texting devicee driving. there was so little understanding about this. we had a massive debate. we knew this was very danger is behavior based on the research. we come from at traffic safety perspective, and we know the way to change this behavior follows the formula you heard ray lahood talk about. how you do that in the framework of very little conversation was the difficult part. a year ago on january we call for a nationwide ban on told a news and text to use while driving, and we called for companies to put in place policies prohibit the use of this. it was such a long debate press because of the lack of conversation. then i look at today and what we heard from secretary lahood and others. but that the amount of activity we have heard from a state legislative point of view, a research point of view, law enforcement point of view. i encourage you as we listen to our panelists today to think about how we maintain the momentum. i think all of us know that a year of action, even a tremendou
. and it may have been the lowest of the four elections held since u.s. forces ousted the taliban in 2001. there were also allegations of rampant fraud. >> we have seen ballot stuffing, proxy vote, underage voting, and also multiple voting. the most serious one is the ballot stuffing. our observers have observed in more than-- in around 280 centers in 28 provinces where the ballot stuffing did occur. >> reporter: afghanistan's leading election observation group called today for an independent investigation. also today president karzai spokesmen agreed that the fraud allegations warranted a second look. >> like any other election anywhere in the world this there are complaints there have been irregularities. but we are waiting for the respective organizations to investigate these complaints. and they should be the source of information to the afghan people about the existence of irregularities or fraud. >> reporter: at the same time, the afghan electoral commission criticized observer groups for being too quick to imply the election was tainted. still former foreign minister abdullah abdul
the problems of people like us, now this number is down to 50%. now, that is really a huge, huge decline and he needs to make the american people believe that he really connects with where they're at right now. >> do you think he started today -- i watched the whole thing. howard first and then arianna. i've got a commentary in this show. i think that it's great to listen to people who are skeptical. a lot of these business-type guys pretty smart guys up there, shrewd guys. we're grilling him today and he was taking it. >> yeah, he can handle it and i think that's good. the more he's out there talking to people who understand the economic situation -- >> and don't like him. >> and even if they don't like him, fine. >> i love it. >> he's perfectly capable of handling all of that stuff. he's good at it. he's a lawyer. he's an empathetic guy but he's not always in the situation where he can show. >> why do they keep setting him up with those goof ball ringers? what's it like to be great? do you ever get tired of people not understanding your motives? arianna, i hate to be skeptical. well, i am ske
other coalition troops, after afghan army soldier and u.s. civilian were hurt and transported to a military medical center for treatment. the cause of the crash is undertion investigation. >> now here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. >>> in georgia, traffic came to a near stand still after a small plane made an emergency landing on an interstate during rush hour there. no one was hurt. the cause of the crash is not yet known. >>> a smokey fire under a bridge in new york left some commuters stranded for several hours. an electrical transformer reportedly blew out, sparking the blaze. service was eventually restored after firefighters extinguished the flames and officials inspected the bridge. >>> in texas, a first-time mom at the dallas zoo is said to be doing a great job taking care of her 2-month-old zebra named webster. it is the zoo's fourth frebe, the fourlargest of all zebras. >>> and in ohio, being crowned king of the gridiron isn't just for burly football players. in-state rivals rufus the bobcat and that's from ohio state university and bru
for watching us tonight. president obama takes on the tea party. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. front page headline in the "new york times" today says, quote: obama advisers weigh ad assault against the g.o.p. focusing on tea party, unquote. does that mean the president is gearing up for a fight against the populace movement? one problem the white house told fox news that headline and indeed the entire story isn't true. the "times" says it's t. is true. bernie goldberg will take a look at the situation a bit later on. there is no question that the tea party has rattled president obama not only him, it's rattled the republican establishment as well. whenever millions of folks get upset, those in transient power get nervous and the folks are upset. today in a town hall meeting the president was challenged. >> i'm one of your middle class americans and, quite frankly, i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted of tending you, defending your administration, defending the man called change that i voted for. and deeply disappointed with where we are right now. >> bill: although that wo
thankseverybody, for inviting us in your home. that's it for it's monday september 20th. it's time for mr. bill. >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight. >> what you can't do is saying we're going to control government spending. we're going to propose $4 trillion of additional tax cuts and that magically somehow things are going to work. >> bill: president obama goes on the offensive against the tea party movement. challenging it to be specific in complicated matters. brit hume and marc lamont hill will take a look at the president's strategy. the president and first lady go to church for only the fourth time for n. his 19 months office. does that matter? and why did he go? ♪ hallelujah. >> i dabbled into witchcraft. i hung around people who were doing these things. >> and should christine o'donnell be held accountable for some dope i can't things she said more than a decade ago? juan and mary katharine on that. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. president obama takes
i'm keith olbermann. good night and good luck. please join us for the live edition of "countdown" every weeknight at 8:00 eastern/5:00 pacific. >>> sounding off. president obama goes face to face with americans frustrated with the economic slump. >>> feline fiasco. a woman in england faces the music for tossing a cat into a garbage bin. >>> and terror in the stands. horrifying moments as a bleacher packed with spectators collapses in brazil. good morning, i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with on the defensive. at a town hall held by cnbc in the nation's capital, president obama held his ground while frustrated citizens took turns taking shots at his economic strategy. the president repeatedly defended his policies while fielding pointed questions from americans who fear the worst from the economy. nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> quite frankly, i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted of defending you, defending your administration. >> reporter: self-described obama supporters laid into him live on cnbc's t
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